GCH Club Challenge 2015

  • Posted on: 6 March 2015
  • By: GCH Web

The Club is delighted to announce the club challenge for 2015 for all runners. The aim is to encourage all club members & club teams to take part in a broad range of events including many of the top regional and national events. The objective is to encourage team spirit whilst promoting our club. There are 15 chosen races and the best four results count for the Fit4Life section and the best seven for others.

Senior Training Plan for March & April

  • Posted on: 24 February 2015
  • By: JoanneOB

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Senior training plan attached thanks to Matt Lockett.

Track Training from 7.30 (warm up done) at Dangan Track every Tuesday.
Unoffical Training session every Thursday (see attachement.
Training from Dangan Pavillion every Saturday from 10.00am.
Sunday Morning Long run from the Cathedral at 9.00am.

Check out Facebook for updates.

Heatmap - where people run in Galway City

  • Posted on: 22 February 2015
  • By: Vincent

Many runners log their miles using a GPS-enabled watch. The map below shows the areas in Galway that have been most logged for running. Dark blue means it's a route used a lot, and red used even more. Cappagh Rd (Parkrun), The Prom, Dangan and the racecourse are all heavily logged. A similar view is available for biking routes, or biking and running combined:
http://labs.strava.com/heatmap/#13/-9.09386/53.28223/gray/both

Social and Awards for Members Saturday 21st Feb

  • Posted on: 20 February 2015
  • By: GCH Web

All members are invited to join us at a social gathering in Munroes, Dominic St. on Saturday 21st February from 8pm. As well as a chance to catch up with friends and glam-up there will be some Club Awards to recognise the achievements over the past year.

Awards will start around 8:45pm, including awards various county, provincial and national team medal winners, as well as for the Club Challenge and our club leaders. See you there!

GCH Club Challenge 2014 Final Results

  • Posted on: 21 January 2015
  • By: JoanneOB

So after all the sweat, tears, sunshine, rain, sleet, wind, (more rain, sleet and wind it seemed than sun) the final results of the 2014 GCH Club challenge are in. Congrats to all participants!!

Men Senior

  1. Gerry Carty 196
  2. Martin Kearney 194
  3. Martin McEvilly 182

Women Senior

  1. Niamh Hennelly 201
  2. Jane Walsh 195
  3. Margaret Sheridan 192

Men Over 40

  1. Vincent Jordan 171

Women Over 40

  1. Carmel Brannigan 185

Women Over 50

National Masters and Intermediates All Ireland Cross Country

  • Posted on: 21 January 2015
  • By: JoanneOB

National Masters and Intermediates All Ireland Cross Country is on in Tuam, Co Galway, Feb 8th next, in the Palace Grounds, along with Juvenile Development events

This is the first National Cross Country Championship held in Galway since 1999.

Theres already huge interest and some strong teams are likely to be fielded for these events.

Timetable HERE.

The event list below shows how many can be entered and how many score on all teams and race distances

Galway County Indoor T&F

  • Posted on: 16 January 2015
  • By: JoanneOB

The Galway County Indoor T&F Programme is attached for this Sunday's events on 18th January in Athlone IT

The event starts at 9.30am

Also please NOTE that there is no Juvenile Training in Dangan on Sunday 18th.

A bus will leave Dangan at 7.30am, collecting at bus stop Headford road opposite Dunnes stores & Dunnes Stores Ballybrit car park, cost 10 euro per person.

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